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September 2018

Venturing into the Mellah’s Past

Yousef El Miadi and Laura Brandt met while pursuing their master’s in World Heritage Studies at Brandenburg University of Technology in in Cottbus, Germany. A joint project led Yousef and Laura to nominate the Jewish Quarter of Essaouira, Morocco, to the 2018 World Monuments Watch. Now, they are... Read more
February 2018

20 Places That Changed the World

Included among the 25 sites on the 2018 World Monuments Watch are the Alabama Civil Rights Sites, a consortium of 20 homes, churches, and community spaces in Alabama that were at the epicenter of the African-American Civil Rights movement. Today, many are privately owned,... Read more
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September 2017

A Look at the 2018 World Monuments Watch

Every two years, the World Monuments Watch issues a call to action for treasured cultural sites around the globe. Since 1996, when the Watch was founded with support from American Express, it has recognized 814 sites that face daunting threats or present compelling conservation opportunities, and... Read more